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Air Pollution Literally Kills Thousands of People Every Year

air pollution literally kills thousands of people every year
Air pollution kills between 7,500 and 52,000 people in the United States alone per year. Shifting from coal to natural gas would make a huge difference. The post Air Pollution Literally Kills..

Delhi chokes on toxic haze despite Diwali fireworks ban

New Delhi (AFP) Oct 20, 2017 New Delhi was shrouded in a thick toxic haze Friday after a night of frenzied Diwali fireworks sent the air quality plummeting despite a ban on their sale aimed at..
Terra Daily

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News video: Pollution Is A Massive Killer

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Pollution kills three times more people than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. It kills 15 times more than all wars and other violence. Pollution includes a wide range of contaminants humans put..
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News video: Crude Oil Barge Explodes Off Texas

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Two crew members were missing from a barge that caught fire and exploded while carrying 140,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery early on Friday in the Gulf of Mexico off Corpus Christi, Texas. Six..
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News video: Pollution May Be More Deadly Than Smoking, War or Hunger

Pollution May Be More Deadly Than Smoking, War or Hunger 01:03

According to a report from The Lancet, exposure to polluted air, water and soil caused an estimated 9 million premature deaths in 2015.
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News video: Air pollution

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Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published on Friday. Air pollution is the main culprit, felling 6.5 million..
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News video: Here’s How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World

Here’s How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World 01:59

In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with..
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Air purifiers cos betting big on post Diwali sales

In the wake of rising pollution after Diwali, air purifier makers are looking at doubling the sales of such products, especially in the northern region. Although, the makers such as Eureka Forbes,..
Deccan Herald

Forget ISIS, "Government Corruption" Tops Americans' Biggest Fears

forget isis, government corruption tops americans' biggest fears
As Americans gear up to celebrate Halloween at the end of October, a recent survey has revealed* the fears that really keep people up at night.* The Chapman University Survey of American Fears..
Zero Hedge

5,000 masks donated to Gurgaon Police to fight air pollution

In a bid to help Gurgaon Police personnel combat air pollution after Diwali, a private company and a hospital on Saturday donated 5,000 masks to the department.
Zee News

Top 10 killers in India

The Global Burden of Disease study, released last month, provides shocking insights into what is causing deaths and disabilities among people — as many as 328 diseases in 195 countries continue to..

Diwali 2017: Clean environment should not be the responsibility of the Supreme Court, says Assocham

In the wake of rising pollution due to bursting of firecrackers, industry body Assocham today said clean environment should be a combined responsibility of the Centre, state governments, civil society..

Pune pollution: Air monitoring system triggers alarm in 4 areas, people asked to wear masks

Four localities in Pune have been advised to wear masks as air monitoring system has raised an alarm. Air pollution level is 800 times above WHO safety norms prescribed for Indian conditions.
India Today

Colorado health officials mull tougher rule for oil and gas facilities to cut smog

Colorado officials under pressure to cut Front Range air pollution weigh tougher rules for oil and gas industry.
Denver Post

Diwali 2017: Noida, Ghaziabad compete for worst air

Pollution levels in Noida and Ghaziabad soared to the ‘severe’ range the morning after Diwali, though air quality was a notch better than last year because of the curbs on firecrackers. Ghaziabad..

Pollution killed 2.5mn in India: Lancet study

India has had most number of pollution-related deaths in the world in 2015, even more than the sub-Saharan countries, reveals the latest report published in the medical journal The Lancet. According..

Cleaner Diwali, Delhi air quality still turns severe

The Supreme Court's ban on sale of firecrackers in the National Capital Region (NCR) to lessen health risks this year had some impact as Delhi had its cleanest Diwali in three years, but pollution..

Girl falls into silo, burns to death

A 12-year old girl met a tragic end after she was engulfed in a hot silo while searching for cow dung in order to perform Govardhan Puja at her village in Noida’s sector- 63 area. The..

Govt is sceptical of air pollution-linked deaths data flagged by global studies


India tops world in pollution deaths in 2015

Pollution killed 25 lakh Indians — the highest in the world — in 2015, of whom more than 18 lakh lives were snuffed out by foul air alone, a global panel of public health experts have said..
Deccan Herald

Pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, study says

pollution linked to 9 million deaths worldwide in 2015, study says
The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet. In 2015, nearly one in six deaths, an estimated nine million worldwide, was related to pollution in some form -- air, water, soil, chemical or..

Pune: Air pollution on Diwali 800 times above WHO's safety norms

Air pollution in Pune on Diwali has done its damages as the city's pollution levels were 100 times above the existing levels on a normal day and 800 times above WHO's safety norms prescribed for Indian..
India Today

Following Deepavali, thick haze covers Delhi

The air pollution levels in Delhi breached the emergency standard on Deepavali night, as people residing in the national capital region woke up to a layer of haze. From the "very poor" category of..
Deccan Herald

Here’s how many people die from pollution around the world

In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with..

Pollution killed 25 lakh people in India in 2015, highest in world: Lancet study

India had the world's highest number of deaths due to air, water and other forms of pollution in 2015, according to a study published in the Lancet journal today which showed that pollution killed as..

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